Assistant Commissioner, Law Reform Career Job – Uganda Law Reform Commission

Organization: Uganda Law
Reform Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Commissioner
and Head of Department, Law Reform
About US:
The Uganda Law
Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of
the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and keep under constant
review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to
making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development,
modernisation and reform.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The Assistant Commissioner, Law Reform will be deputizing
for the head of department – Law Reform;
·        
Supporting the commissioner of law reform in the day
– today administration and management of the department;
·        
Ensuring efficient and effective co-ordination of
law reform projects and activities;
·        
Mentoring, supervising and appraising staff of the
department;
·        
Responsible for training and holding consultations on
law reform projects and activities according to the Commission’s policy;
·        
Work closely with other government departments and
stakeholders in the tasks of proposing measures for reforming the laws of
Uganda;
·        
Responsible for implementing and appraising national
development strategies and projects in the field of law reform;
·        
Initiating or contributing to staff development
strategies;
·        
Performing any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should be Ugandans who possess Honours
Degrees in law from a recognized university and a diploma in legal practice.
Possession of a relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
·        
At least nine years of relevant working experience,
three of which should be at the level of Principal Legal officer in government
or equivalent experience from a reputable organisation;
·        
Excellent analytical and research skills;
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to handle
a multi-disciplinary team;
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Working knowledge of project planning and management
is desirable.
·        
Age: Above 35 years
How to Apply: 
All qualified Ugandans
should send their applications with fully certified photocopies of their
testimonials and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV), recent passport size
photographs filled in triplicate to:
The Commission
Secretary,
Uganda Law
Reform Commission,
8th floor,
Workers’ House,
P.O. Box 12149,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 6th November 2015 by 5.00pm
NB: Serving Government officers are encouraged to route
applications through their Supervisors and Heads of Department.
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